We're an outcomes focused brand, prioritizing the success of New Majority founders, teams, and their communities above all else.
Tap into a stream of high potential New Majority brands around the nation.
Foster ecosystems of resilient New Majority brands, nationwide.
Embed your brand in high potential, New Majority communities.
Providing a whole lot more value than simply money.
High quality support of any ecosystem at scale.
Access our portfolio of graduates from our various programs. All of which are rigorously trained, vetted and ready to capitalize on any and all opportunities that may come their way.
We regularly reach out to philanthropic organizations nationwide to source both New Majority brands and new opportunities & resources, strategically positioning them where and when they're needed most.
Whether you're looking to connect your New Majority portfolio to opportunities, or are looking to provide the opportunities to the community, 1863 serves as a conduit to ensure no deserving brand goes unnoticed.
Are you looking to financially support New Majority brands? Or are you searching for financing opportunities for your portfolio? We can supply rigorously trained brands ready to take on your capital and connect your portfolio to relevant funding opportunities.
Whether you're looking for external brands to support with your internal partner networks, or you're looking to connect your portfolio companies to our partners, we've got both pre-vetted teams and interested partners that are ready to engage.
From design to legal, 1863's studio team provides key interventions for each brand that is sure to yield high returns both in revenue and capacity.
Launch a program in any US state in 3 months due to our refined internal processes & systems.
We leverage a tried & true curriculum that covers key activities any given brand needs to master to truly become sustainable and profitable.
All activity is tied to specific outcomes we've judged as vital to a brands success. So we spend all of our time with founders focusing on what truly matters.
Every custom program covers the key strategies, processes and systems necessary to build a profitable business. We take into consideration the permutations these can take based on the type of brand each participant is currently building and what their long-term goals are. Here are just a few things we cover.
Our custom program curricula is dynamically designed to address the 9 key factors of building a sustainable and profitable business. We tailor the subject matter to prioritize the collective needs of the program participants. This ensures that we're maximizing the ROI of your commitment to the ecosystem of focus.
We assist early stage brands in identifying and validating a compelling value hypothesis. One that addresses both the features and business model required to entice any customer within their target market(s) to both buy and advocate for your product.
We help founders & their teams refine how well the product does what it's supposed to do, and how well it holds up over time, building a loyal and retained customer base.
Equipping founding & executive teams with the tools necessary to lead their brands through the rocky stages of growth when launching sustainable companies. Arming them with the knowledge to outflank the failures that await them at every turn.
Our talent building activities for early stage brands is less about helping them recruit for a specific role or a set of tactics and more about building a strategy that is resilient and optimizes for a culture of long-term high performance.
At any given moment, a team may be considering a variety of new business ideas and market opportunities, but not all of them are worth pursuing. Here is where we help them narrow down their options to ensure they focus on the ones that have the highest potential for success & ROI.
Supporting brands by helping them refine the process of capturing leads, tracking their activity and behavior, qualifying and engaging them until they are ready to be passed on to quota-carrying sales executives to be closed, and finally retaining those leads long-term.
Where we help each brand develop their organization-wide game plan for reaching prospective customers across various markets & segments, turning them into long-term customers of the offerings & solutions the brand provides.
Brands can only achieve their goals if they survive and thrive. One's financial health is correlated to their personal and professional well-being. We teach our founders how to setup, manage and fully utilize their key financial systems. Enabling them to stay on top of how much they're spending per month; how much cash they have on hand, and how to maintain a healthy runway for far beyond their next financing milestone (investment, launching a product, etc). We help New Majority entrepreneurs leverage their financial statements to demonstrate their vision and value
Educating members on how they can produce goods or services better or more cheaply than their rivals. These factors enable our New Majority founders to generate more sales or superior margins compared to their market rivals.
Curriculum is planned alongside industry veterans across multiple industries and sectors.
Whether they're teaching classes in their discipline or working one-on-one with your portfolio companies, their cumulative decades of domain expertise positions your portfolio companies to achieve both long & short-term objectives.
Our combined decades of experience in New Majority communities enable us to produce activations that are sure to accomplish your target objectives.
We’ve refined our processes to host events in the safest possible way, based on your requirements.
Due to our wide area of expertise and extensive alumni network, we’re capable of sourcing brands across a wide array of industries & verticals.
Build brand awareness with engaging experiences. Source high potential New Majority teams and reinforce your value & presence within local ecosystem builder networks.
We bring brands to life by hosting engaging events that allow you to interact directly with your target New Majority audiences & communities.
Attract and retain target New Majority audiences through brand promotion-oriented activations. Aligning you with your target audience and keeping them engaged with your brand long-term.
We've worked hard to adapt to changing circumstances and can help you develop unique content that engages people while keeping them safe.
However, it’s important to keep looking ahead. In-person events will always offer a unique and valuable experience to event-goers that can’t be captured online. Enabling your brand to bring New Majority communities to your work environments to build a more personal connection to your organization.
We research and clearly articulate the aims and goals of your digital initiative, then clearly target digital markets, segments & personas, followed by methodically choosing which channels to go after them and how we can execute on our combined vision.
Build brand awareness, increase customer engagement, generate leads, educate prospects, as well as Up-Sell target audiences to further engage with your initiatives.
Whether it's the offerings & solutions of your portfolio brands, or enticing target New majority audiences with a taste of your organizations services and initiatives, we can coordinate an effective engagement strategy with sampling campaigns.
Sourcing amazing & diverse founders & executive teams from our nation wide network of alumni members & ecosystem partners.
Each pitch competition we engage in will be covered by our network of leading publications. This ensures that your support of New Majority founders doesn’t go unnoticed and unappreciated.
We manage each pitch competition from start to finish. Covering everything from participant sourcing to follow-up support & communication, ensuring it meets the specific needs of your organization.
Startups will likely pitch to diverse groups throughout their journey. To prepare these brands for what lies ahead, 1863 meticulously convenes judges that represent a variety of crucial segments.
Relevant folks seeking a well-aligned investment opportunity. These professionals are vetted to ensure they have a proven interest in supporting the New Majority.
Key strategic partners that are vital to capturing significant parts of each New Majority pitch contestants market, These partners can present opportunities to help your portfolio companies streamline their distribution & customer acquisition strategy.
We source reviewers who are high-value potential customers for each pitch contestants brand to give them on-the-ground insight as to how they can improve their offerings and solutions.
Industry veterans, operators & technical experts capable of giving founders key insight on everything from operations to product development.
Judges, mentors, investors, and other critical players in pitch competitions have little time to spare. Before every event, we make sure the event is worth their while. Each event comes complete with built in pre-competition networking events just for key players involved, as well as key players in the ecosystem. This allows stakeholders to engage with different people who don’t always have the opportunity to connect. The attendees feel like they receive a value-add for their time commitment to the competition and the New Majority teams.
Far too many startups leave a pitch competition thinking, “Now what?”. That question has more urgency among teams who didn’t win a prize. 1863 helps teams develop a post pitch competition action plan.
Why? Because there is always someone in the room who can provide something of value such as mentorships or connections after the event. We also ask teams to provide regular progress reports to share with the ecosystem. More often than not, the success story sparks interest from a potential business partner or investor, even if the team doesn’t make it to the podium.
Our multi-disciplinary in-house & third-party teams are capable of executing on a wide variety of support options based on the needs of your organization and how you'd like to engage with New Majority communities & 1863 Ventures.